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Coordinator of Public Programs, LEAD-Graduate School of Education

Position overview

Salary range: The annual salary is commensurate with experience but typically begins at $90,000.
Percent time: 100%, but part-time appointments may be offered.
Anticipated start: August 1, 2021

Application Window

Open date: July 8th, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Jul 23, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Aug 13, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting Coordinators of Public Programs. We are seeking outstanding educational leaders who can help develop and oversee innovative projects aimed at supporting the professional learning of practicing education professionals, from teacher leaders to system leaders. Qualified members of systemically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

General Duties: Coordinators of Public Programs will design, implement, and oversee the GSE Leadership Programs' offerings for practicing educational leaders. They will participate with the stakeholders including state offices, district offices, international clients and the public to develop outreach and support programs in meeting targeted goals, including outreach to underrepresented communities.

Coordinators work closely with other Leadership Programs staff in delivering high-quality services to eligible program participants. Their duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Designing, leading, planning, implementing, and evaluating University programs of classes, conferences, institutes and seminars, discussion groups, exhibits, lectures and teaching materials;
  • Extending the intellectual resources of the University to address education issues at all levels from pre-school through graduate students and their teachers and leaders in both formal and out-of-school settings, through engagement and collaboration;
  • Participating with academic and community partners in developing programs focused explicitly on increasing opportunities and also increasing access to opportunities for underrepresented and under-resourced communities.
  • Supervision of professional and operational staff, graduate students, undergraduate students to implement outreach activities.
  • Development of fiscally sustainable revenue models and revenue generation practices.
  • Grant writing to sustain outreach efforts.

These are fiscal-year appointments and subject to the normal processes of academic review .


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Doctorate or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Active and Valid CA Administrative Services Credential. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years professional experience in public education settings, and at least three years of professional experience in supervising staff. Experience in K-12 education & experience with fiscal management and/or grant writing.

Preferred qualifications

    The Graduate School of Education is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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Job location

Berkeley, California